LS polls: Karnataka finds no place in BJP’s first list of 195 candidates

LS polls: Karnataka finds no place in BJP’s first list of 195 candidates

The names of candidates from Karnataka, the only State in South India where the BJP has held power, did not figure among the party’s first list of 195 candidates for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections, even as it announced candidates from Kerala and Telangana on Saturday. Sources in the State unit of the BJP said … Read more

Young alumni of JSS STU guide present students on careers

Young alumni of JSS STU guide present students on careers

JSS Science and Technology University (earlier SJCE), Mysuru on Saturday organised a Young Alumni Meet 2.0 – a unique meetup with the recently passed-out graduates. It’s a first-of-its-kind initiative where 151 youth visited the university to address the present students who are preparing for the placements, career counsel and advise them on trending technologies. Chandrakanth Booba, director, Strategy and Analytics at Fanatics, Inc. and … Read more

Congress’ 2024 election manifesto includes legal guarantee for MSP, caste census, filling government vacancies

Congress’ 2024 election manifesto includes legal guarantee for MSP, caste census, filling government vacancies

Congress manifesto committee, headed by former Finance Minister P. Chidambaram, is scheduled to have a meeting on March 4 to discuss the draft manifesto, which is in its final stages.  | Photo Credit: Shashi Shekhar Kashyap Making minimum support price (MSP) a legal guarantee, the promise to conduct a nationwide caste census, and filling existing … Read more

SCB MLA Lasya Nanditha accident case: Tipper driver taken into custody for withholding information

SCB MLA Lasya Nanditha accident case: Tipper driver taken into custody for withholding information

The Patancheru police of Sangareddy identified a heavy duty dumper truck in which the SUV of SCB MLA Lasya Nanditha crashed into. Officials took the driver into custody for withholding information related to the incident. The Secunderabad Cantonment MLA Nanditha was sitting in the second row passenger seat while her personal assistant Akash was driving … Read more

Foreign tourist gangraped in Jharkhand's Dumka: police

Foreign tourist gangraped in Jharkhand's Dumka: police

Seven to eight local youths were involved in the incident. File. | Photo Credit: G.N. Rao A foreign national from Spain was allegedly gangraped in Jharkhand’s Dumka district, police said on March 2. The incident occurred at Kurumahat in Hansdiha police station area, around 300 km from State capital Ranchi, on Friday night when a … Read more

Sweltering heat driving up electricity demand in Kerala

Sweltering heat driving up electricity demand in Kerala

Consumption generally rises during the summer months, given the higher dependence on air conditioners to escape the heat. File. | Photo Credit: K.K. Mustafah Sweltering temperatures are driving up electricity consumption in Kerala, giving anxious moments to the State’s power sector. Daily electricity consumption stood above the 90 million unit (MU) mark on the last … Read more

Despite hectic discussions, WTO MC13 ends with no deals on fisheries, agriculture

Despite hectic discussions, WTO MC13 ends with no deals on fisheries, agriculture

Delegates attend the 13th WTO ministerial conference in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. File | Photo Credit: Reuters The talks at the WTO’s ministerial conference ended with no decision on key issues such as finding a permanent solution to public food stockpile and on curbing fisheries subsidies that lead to over-capacity and over-fishing, sources said. … Read more

Organ failure has become a health crisis, says Union Health Minister in letter to CMs

Organ failure has become a health crisis, says Union Health Minister in letter to CMs

Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya. Photo: Facebook/mansukhmandviya Organ failure has become a health crisis in the country with a huge gap between available donors and patients requiring organ transplants, Mansukh Mandaviya, Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare has said.  In a letter to Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M.K. Stalin, he said to reduce the … Read more

IGNOU extends admission deadline

IGNOU extends admission deadline

The last date for fresh admission and re-registration to all programmes of the Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) for the January 2024 admission session has been extended till March 10. The University offers programmes in the open and distance learning and online mode. Candidates may submit their applications for the ODL programmes at https://ignouadmission.samarth.edu.in and … Read more